Find the British Redcoat w/ Math!

July 2nd, 2012 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Monday, June 2, 2012, and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Education.com: Independence Day Activities

Age Range: Varies (see some age recommendations next to activities below)

This massive, ad-supported, website offers a variety of educational activities and games to celebrate the 4th of July!  I’ve focused on one game for this review, where kids (about ages 8-11) use social studies, geography, and math coordinate skills to “Find the Lost  British Redcoat.”

When you get to the site, you’ll see the complete instructions along with a free, printable map grid to use as you play the game.

When you’re through finding the lost Redcoat, check out all of the fun and educational 4th of July activities archived at this site including:

  • Make a Patriotic Pinwheel – Fun for All Ages!
  • Would You Sign the Declaration of Independence? – An Activity for Teens!
  • Make Soda Pop Fireworks!
  • Use Math Skills to Make a Patriotic Patchwork “Quilt” Placemat!
  • Play 4th of July Bingo!

Just click on an activity of interest to get the instructions and downloadable materials.

 

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